Supermileage is super!

The University of Toronto Supermileage team has just returned from an incredible showing at the annual Shell Eco-marathon in Houston, Texas.  The Supermileage team is a student-run design group dedicated to the building of a highly fuel efficient vehicle to bring about eco-awareness toward a greener future in energy. The 2014 team is comprised of… Read more »

First Annual Combustion Summer School

NSERC CREATE Program in Clean Combustion Engines Led by Prof. Murray Thomson the new multi-institutional Clean Combustion Engines program is getting ready for its first Combustion Summer School, to be held at the University of Toronto St. George campus from May 7 – 10. Over 50 graduate students from across Canada will participate, along with… Read more »

2013 Outstanding Energy Paper awards

ISE is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Outstanding Energy Paper Awards ($500 prize for each) Ethanol or Bioelectricity? Life Cycle Assessment of Lignocellulosic Bioenergy Use in Light-Duty Vehicles Jason Luk (Civil), a PhD candidate, with Prof. Heather MacLean and Brad Saville report a life-cycle analysis modelling well-to-pump, pump-to-wheel, and vehicle cycle stages… Read more »

Generation: The University of Toronto Energy Fair

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Bahen Lobby  9:00 am to 4:30 pm ​ The University of Toronto Energy Fair is a student-organized one-day fair that aims to create a platform for discussions around energy between students, industry players, academia members and policy makers. Come meet exhibitors and network in the trade-show portion, or attend one… Read more »

Energy Apps for Ontario Challenge

Congratulations to U of T alumni Atindra Ganeshen, Saman Alvi, Shaheer Aziz, and Arjune Selvarajan for Wattson their Gold Award and People’s Choice Award winning entry to the Energy Apps for Ontario Challenge.  Launched in partnership with MaRS Discovery District, the Energy Apps for Ontario Challenge offered $50,000 to support the best new apps developed to use electricity data collected… Read more »

ISE Seminar – Prof. Reza Abhari “A Possible ‘How to’ Approach to Optimize Energy Infrastructure of a Country”

ISE presents Professor Reza Abhari of the Laboratory for Energy Conversion, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) Monday, March 3rd, 2:10pm in Bahen 1200 (40 St. George Street) Abstract: In this seminar, the role of a systematic ‘bottom up’ analysis framework to analyze and perform policy ‘what if’ scenarios for a region or an entire country… Read more »

Hatch Graduate Scholarship for Sustainable Energy Research

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013/2014 Hatch Graduate Scholarship for Sustainable Energy Research.  These $10,000 awards are provided through a generous donation from Hatch Ltd.   The Institute for Sustainable Energy administers the scholarship on behalf of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.  Congratulations to this year’s recipients! Faraz Arbabi PhD… Read more »

Prof. Bryan Karney leads new MOOC – “Our Energetic Earth”

Learn how our world’s energy forces – from wind and waves to storms and currents – animate the Earth’s surface and allow our planet to support life. Prof. Bryan Karney’s world-wide course relating to “Our Energetic Earth” goes live beginning the week of October 28th.  The 6-week MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) is based on… Read more »

ISE Poster Session

The ISE Poster Session was an excellent opportunity for board members and researchers alike to learn about one another’s research interests. Over 30 posters were presented on a wide array of research topics. ISE asked the Industry Advisory Board to submit their choices for the most outstanding contributions. After tabulating their choices, two awards of… Read more »

2012 Outstanding Energy Paper Awards

Earlier this fall, ISE announced the first competition for its new Outstanding Energy Paper awards. These awards recognize outstanding energy papers written by personnel (i.e. graduate student or postdoctoral fellow lead author). We are pleased to both announce the winners for the 2012 Awards, and to launch the 2013 Awards. The 2012 Outstanding Energy Paper Awards ($500… Read more »